Graduate Program in Interpreting and Translation Studies

Intercultural Services in Healthcare Curriculum

MA in Intercultural Services in Healthcare

1 Year Course of Study

Core Courses (28 credit hours)

Fall

  • Applied Interpreting Studies (TIS 731, 3 hrs)
  • Applied Translation Studies (TIS 733, 3 hrs)
  • Organizational Behavior and Interpreting (TIS 736, 3 hrs)
  • Applied Research Project (TIS 785, 3 hrs)
  • Health Communication (COM 656, 3 hrs)
Spring

  • Localization and Terminology (LIN 683, 3 hrs)
  • Health Communication (COM 655, 3 hrs)
  • Internship (TIS 684, 2 hrs)
  • Healthcare Landscape (TIS 789, 3 hrs)
  • Applied Research Project (TIS 785, 2 hrs)
 Electives (6 credit hours)
Note: Not all electives are offered every semester.

  • Cross-Cultural Communication (LIN 640, 3 hrs)
  • Sociolinguistics and Dialectology (LIN 610, 3 hrs)
  • Language Use and Technology (LIN 680, 3 hrs)
  • Medical-Scientific Translation (SPA 683, 3 hrs)
  • Spanish for Medical Professions (language specific) (SPA 685, 3 hrs)
  • Spanish-English Interpreting (language specific) (SPA 682, 3 hrs)
  • U.S. Heritage Speakers and Bilingualism (TIS 734, 3 hrs)
  • Chinese-English Interpreting (language specific) (TIS 755, 3 hrs)
  • Independent Study (TIS 789, 1-3 hrs)